This event is for everyone whether a serious runner, a “weekend” runner or just anyone who wants to help bring NF awareness and raise money for NF research. All proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
$35 for 5k participants
$25 for 1 mile run/walk participants
$15 for Fun Run participants Ages 10-17
FREE for Fun Run participants Under 10
Online Registration is now closed. We will accept on-site registrations. Please bring cash or check. We cannot guarantee a race shirt to those who register after March 1st. The Annapolis Tri Club has donated their registration services to help us keep our costs down.
Location: Spark Running Store
Date: Friday, April, 4th
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
558 Ritchie Highway
Suite D (Park Plaza)
Severna Park, MD 21146
You will receive your bib, back-pack, water-bottle, t-shirt (5k only and limited to the first 200 registrants) and other important race details at packet pick-up. There is NO packet pick-up on race day! All packets must be picked up on Friday at Spark Running Store.
The race will take place on the Indian Creek Upper School. Their address is 1130 Anne Chambers Way in Crownsville. 5K will be run on paved roads and athletic fields. One mile run will be all paved roads, plan accordingly for jogger strollers.
Here is the course. The 5k is a two loop course so there is plenty of room for cheering participants as they pass by.
Runners and walkers for the Fun Run, 1 mile run/walk, and 5K need to be at the start line no later than 7:30am. The Fun Run will start at 8:00am. The 5K will start approximate at 8:45am after the completion of the Fun Run so all parents can see their kids participate. The 1 mile run/walk begins at 9:00am. Parking: Parking will be free at the Indian Creek Upper School Campus.
There will be one water station around the 1/2 way mark for the 5K. Both Gatorade and water will be on the course. Both the Fun Run and the 5K will have refreshments at the finish – see below. Please be prepared for the 5K and Fun Run by staying properly hydrated prior to the race.
Refreshments will be provided for participants at the end of the Fun Run and 5K. Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company will there with their coffee truck handing out cups of coffee. Whole Foods Market of Annapolis will also provide fruits and muffins too. Gordon Biersch has also donated a keg of beer so you will get a drink ticket (with proof of age) for each participant to enjoy post race.
The Fun Run and 1 mile run / walk will not be officially timed. The 5K will be officially timed by Bluepoint Timing.
Awards will also be given to the first male and female who finish the 5K and will be awarded following the 5K. The first 200 registrants for the 5k will received finishers shirts. The first 250 finishers of the fun / run, 5k, then 1 mile run / walk will get finisher medals. Finisher Awards are provided by Spark Running Store.
Bathrooms will be available at the start/finish inside the school.
In the case of inclement weather, the race will start as expected. The course may be adjusted if there is standing water.